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Rites held for Jerri Shepherd

Jerrie Shepherd, 73, died February 4 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Born in Whitesburg, she was a daughter of the late Wiley and Lonthal Adams Tolliver and the widow of Don Shepherd.

Mrs. Shepherd was a member of the Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church, where she was baptized January 20, 1975.

Surviving are two sons, Don Shepherd and wife Missy of Goose Creek, and David Shepherd and wife Angel of Elkhorn City; a daughter, Donna Branham and husband Alvin of McRoberts; six grandchildren, Andrew Branham and wife Katie, Kayla Newsome and husband Jake, Hailey Shepherd, and Rylan Shepherd; two grandchildren who she reared, Logan Shepherd and Layton Shepherd; and three great-grandchildren, Weston, Jonah and Eden.

Mrs. Shepherd was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Shepherd, and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services for Mrs. Shepherd were held February 12 at the McRoberts Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the McRoberts Cemetery.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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